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FusionForge is a software forge derived from GForge (versions 4.x). It started as a way to keep the open-source codebase alive, and bring contributors of enhancements together. FusionForge is developed by a group of contributors, ranging from volunteer individuals to members of large organizations and companies. We are also actively collaborating with other forges through the PlanetForge initiative. The free software aspect and the cross-forge collaboration aspects are equally important to the FusionForge project, and were actually triggers for its initiation; the genesis of the project is documented on the announcement.

Getting FusionForge

If you want to install FusionForge, Installing has a list of instructions on how to install it on your server. If you're interested in the source code, also have a look at Installing/SourceCode.

Getting documentation

Check Special:Categories for a start point.

Getting involved

See the New Contributor page.

Getting in touch

Getting help on using or administrating FusionForge

To get help on administrating or using FusionForge, have a look at the FusionForge manual of the version you are running at the documentation tab.

For more info you can chat to the FusionForge developers on IRC at irc.freenode.net on the channel #fusionforge, or using an IRC web client. Note that due to timezone constraints, there isn't always someone on IRC; you may want to use the mailing-list, which doesn't have this problem.

Getting in touch with "the project"

The project is loosely organised, but we tried to document our Organization nevertheless, as well as a list of Maintainers for subsystems and plugins.

I you need to talk to us, you'll then understand that your best bet (so far) is either to pick one member out of random, or better contact the whole project via the channels above.... until we decide we setup a PR crew for just that kind of contact enquiries.

We also sometimes organize Meetings, where developers, users and other interested parties can meet face-to-face and discuss technical as well as non-technical questions.